IT hiring picks up: How to add (or retain) staff

When IT hiring accelerates, it can be good or bad news. On the one hand, companies are expanding their departments. On the other, you risk losing your best people to the competition.

Survey: Job-hopping is the new norm

Anyone who manages staff knows what a headache it can be when there’s turnover. It may be of little comfort when you’re scrambling to replace techs, but know this: You’re not alone. 

Time to double-check VMWare certificates

VMWare has announced a change to its oldest certification that could mean IT pros will have to brush up on their credentials. 

12 IT jobs in demand right now

Predicting where IT hiring isn’t easy. It seems like every day there’s a conflicting report about where the job market is going. 

What skills will you be wishing for this year?

The hot new gaming consoles or smartphones might not be what IT wants most this year. In fact the top of many IT pros’ wishlists could just be “a little help.” 

Most execs fear the IT talent shortage

Many companies are hiring IT pros now– but they’re having trouble finding people with the skills they need. 

4 ways to make new hires hate their jobs right away

Recruiting IT pros is tough right now, and the hard work continues long after a candidate accepts a job offer. 

3 cloud computing skills in high demand now

Initially, many observers in IT worried that cloud computing would eliminate IT jobs as companies put more parts of their operations in the hands of service providers. However, right now it seems that the trend has simply created a demand for new types of IT skills.

IT security certifications that hold the most value today

IT certifications can add a lot of value for technology pros. That’s especially true for these security certifications, writes Anjali Simplilearn in this guest post. 

How to sell your small business to potential IT employees

Competition for IT employees is high right now, and many small companies may find they’re having trouble attracting top talent. But there are some ways smaller organizations can use their size to their advantage.